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Port Penrhyn

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Location type: Harbour
Location address: United Kingdom, Gwynedd
Number of texts: 1
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Made by | Reference Linus Wolf | © CC 3.0
Made by | Reference | © CC 3.0

Port Penrhyn (Welsh: Porth Penrhyn) is a harbour located just east of Bangor in north Wales at the confluence of the River Cegin with the Menai Strait. It was formerly of great importance as the main port for the export of slate from the Penrhyn Quarry, the largest slate quarry in the world at the end of the nineteenth century. It was built, and later expanded, by the Pennant (later Douglas-Pennant) family of the nearby Penrhyn Castle.

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